Posts Tagged ‘Speed’

High Speed Albanian Police Chase – Top Gear Series 16 Episode 3 – BBC Two

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

More on this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00yl8mx Testing the speed of the super luxurious Rolls-Royce Ghost and Mercedes S65 AMG, Jeremy Clar…
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LEGO train crash high speed Eurostar and ICE 3 on 9V double track

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

High speed train crash between my LEGO 9V train ICE 3 and Eurostar models and the innocent little Christmas train… layout features a double track loop of long curves made from straight track and two level crossings (the source of much entertainment) with the Christmas train’s little loop. Enjoy!

2012 Volvo – SARTRE Road trains, tests with several vehicles in high speed

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Volvo Car Corporation part of successful road train test – SARTRE project enters final phase The SARTRE project (Safe Road Trains for the Environment) – with Volvo Car Corporation as the only participating car manufacturer – has successfully completed the first test demonstrations of a multiple vehicle platoon. The test fleet included a lead truck followed by three cars driven entirely autonomously at speeds of up to 90 km/h – with no more than 6 metres gap between the vehicles. “The aim is for the entire road train to be completed in autumn 2012. By then we will have four vehicles after one lead vehicle driving at 90 km/h,” says Erik Coelingh, technical project manager at the Volvo Car Corporation. The SARTRE project is being driven by seven European partners and is the only one of its kind to focus on the development of technology that can be implemented on conventional highways in which platooned traffic operates in a mixed environment with other road users. Stakeholder dialogue Recognizing that the challenge of implementing road train technology on Europe’s highways is not solely a technical matter, SARTRE also includes a major study to identify what infrastructure changes will be needed for vehicle platooning to become a reality. A number of stakeholder discussions will therefore be held. The participants in the first discussion included technical experts, politicians, legislators and traffic safety researchers. At the workshop a number of non-technical challenges
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indiantrains@high speed action of 4 trains at kelve road station india

Monday, January 14th, 2013

fast train action at kelve road india…. for more multiple fast trains in action watch………. www.youtube.com Kelve road also known as kelva road is a beautiful station between virar & dahanu on western railway. kelve road….. railway line – western railways district – thane state – maharashtra country – india pincode – 401404 telephone 02525 how to reach…… Kelve road station can be reached from mumbai – borivali – virar – dahanu or surat on mumbai – ahmedabad route & is also accessible by road on mumbai-ahmedabad national highway (NH-8)……. main stations between chuchgate & virar….. chuchgate – mumbai central – dadar – bandra – andheri – borivali – mira road – bhayander – vasai road – virar….. all stations between virar & dahanu…. virar – vaitarna – saphale – kelve road – palghar – umroli – boisar – vangaon – dahanu distance from chuchgate – 82 km borivali – 48 km virar – 22 km dahanu road – 42 km (video taken at kelve road railway station – thane district – maharashtra state – india – asia)

German DB ICE 3 High Speed Bullet Train 185 MPH (300 km/h) Flybys, in Cockpit, and Tunnel Video!!!

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Some video clips I’ve taken of the amazing German ICE 3 train traveling at its maximum service speed of 185 MPH or 300 km/h. Includes cockpit footage of passing another ICE going 185 MPH for a 370 MPH / 600 km/h closing speed! Also includes footage running along the A3 Autobahn between Montabaur and Frankfurt. Includes footage passing through the Limburg Süd station at full speed.

A 150 m long train crosses an electric pole in 10 seconds. Calculate the speed of the train?

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Question by : A 150 m long train crosses an electric pole in 10 seconds. Calculate the speed of the train?
A 150 m long train crosses an electric pole in 10 seconds. Calculate the speed of the train?

Best answer:

Answer by Cocia Ŵyn ‘di A!Y
speed = dist/time = 150/10 = 15m/s.

Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments!

I am building a ho gauge model railroad and need to know how high the track can go at what rate of speed?

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Question by Russell C: I am building a ho gauge model railroad and need to know how high the track can go at what rate of speed?

Best answer:

Answer by holden.shores
Are you needing to know how to scale a grade? I believe the NMRA has developed a tool for this.

Add your own answer in the comments!

ICE at speed

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

ICE at speed
g scale trains
Image by Elsie esq.
G scale! Almost the largest "trainset" type scale avaliable. Larger than this requires track laying similar to the construction of full sized railways.

ICE? InterCityExpress

Two LEGO trains speed over the suspension bridge. Miniature Electric Train Exhibits at the Nixon Presidential Library

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Two LEGO trains speed over the suspension bridge. Miniature Electric Train Exhibits at the Nixon Presidential Library
lionel trains
Image by DominusVobiscum
Two LEGO trains speed over the suspension bridge. The Richard Nixon Presidential Library yearly Christmas season miniature electric train exhibit of Antique and LEGO miniature trains, villages. Displays include videos, memorabilia – Two rooms of running trains in villages, mountains and cities. 1) The Atrium Southern California LEGO Train Club (SCLTC) exhibit. 2) The special exhibit room of Lionel and other collector electric trains, in action and on display. Some Wind-up Robots and toys are also included.

Empire Builder At Speed; Lake City, MN

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Amtrak’s Empire Builder is running late but fast, heading south toward Chicago along the Mississippi’s western bank on 8-7-11, a warm, humid, overcast day at Lake City, Minnesota. Enjoy the Doppler effect of the horn as the train jams past the grade crossing!
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